11. Photography and New Media

  1. Kathleen K. Desmond

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396010.ch11

Ideas about Art

Ideas about Art

How to Cite

Desmond, K. K. (2011) Photography and New Media, in Ideas about Art, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444396010.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178839

Online ISBN: 9781444396010



  • Photography and New Media;
  • Enduring Artistic and Technical Challenge;
  • Aesthetic Debates;
  • Photography, Art, and Culture;
  • Semiotics - Signs, Signifier, Signified;
  • “significant form”;
  • “fictitious portraits”


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • From Plato to Photography to Pop Art, Baudrillard, and New Media

  • Enduring Artistic and Technical Challenge

  • Aesthetic Debates

  • Photography, Art, and Culture

  • “The Work of Art in the Age of Its Technological Reproducibility”

  • Semiotics: Signs, Signifier, Signified

  • New Media